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Loss, Grief, and Death Which assessment should be done immediately? Auscultate Bertha's lungs for adventitious breath sounds.  During the admission procedure, what is the nurse's responsibility regarding advance directives? Determine if Mrs. Klein has completed a living will and a durable power of attorney.  How should the nurse respond to Frank's remarks? Place a copy of the living will in the medical record and document its presence.  How should the nurse reply? Saliva entering the lungs can also cause pneumonia.  Which response demonstrates that the nurse understands the underlying premise of a living will? We will honor Bertha's directives in her living will.  What nursing intervention should be instituted to care for Bertha's mouth? Clean her mouth frequently with oral swabs.  What is the safest manner of giving oral care to Bertha?
Have two nurses or UAPs perform the procedure.

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